I had to Rebuild the caliper.
There was corrosion between the weather and hydraulic seal.
The original seals were frozen in with rust, and had to be cut out.
Mechanically removed as much rust as possible,
then into the sand blast cabinet to clean trepan grooves for the seals.
The new seals fit perfectly and held up to hydraulic pressure applied.
Purchased on Aug 01, 2019
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September 25, 2019
How to Replace a Brake CaliperThe tools needed to replace a brake caliper vary, depending on what type of car you have. But in general, you’ll need:
A good buddy or a one-person brake bleeding tool
Appropriate size line wrench
Brake line plug (sold at most auto parts stores)
C-clamp or disc brake spreader
Fluid catch pan
September 13, 2019
Bad Brake Caliper Symptoms: 7 Signs to Watch Out ForWhen I arrived on the scene, we quickly traced the problem to a faulty left front brake caliper. And so the bad caliper was replaced, normal braking ability resumed, and all was well again.
What are the Symptoms of a Bad Brake Caliper?
October 22, 2019
How to Replace Front Brake PadsShould you decide to tackle the job yourself, expect to pay anywhere from $10 to around $100 for a new set of pads. Keep in mind that most professionals recommend either replacing or resurfacing your brake rotors when new pads are installed. Check out our brake rotor replacement article for
How to Replace a Brake DiscShould you decide to tackle the job yourself, expect to pay anywhere from approximately $20 to $100 for each rotor. Keep in mind: Most professionals recommend replacing the brake pads at the same time you replace your rotors. Check out our brake pad replacement article for related information.
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